St Oswald's RC Primary and Nursery School, Accrington

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17th December 17
Junior trip to Christmas Carol. Wednesday 20th December. The children will be back at school for approx 5 p.m. Thank you. :                      



We promise you a warm welcome at St. Oswald’s R.C. Primary and Nursery School. We are situated on the outskirts of Accrington with glorious views of the Oswaldtwistle moors and the Hyndburn area.

We are a welcoming, inclusive setting where every pupil is nurtured to achieve their very best both academically and pastorally.

St. Oswald’s welcomes children from all faiths and cultures.

Standards in the school are high and our priority is to provide the very best all round education for our children. We provide a curriculum that will challenge and inspire our pupils and enthuse their learning.

We are very proud to be able to say that on average our children have made the highest levels of expected progress across Key Stage Two in all subjects for the last four years out of all 26 local Primary schools in Accrington and its surrounding areas which is testament to the hard work of our children and staff, and valued support from our parents and governors.

We are also currently the only Primary school locally to have state of the art 3G astroturf football pitches.

If you are a prospective parent currently looking for an “Outstanding” all round faith based education for your family please contact Mrs. Marcroft in the School Office.

Mrs. C. Kippax               


Nursery Admissions - 30 free hours from September 2017

We provide a Nursery education for children from the age of three with fully qualified teachers and nursery nurses.
30 hours of free Nursery care from September 2017. St. Oswald's will be in the position to provide these additional hours. Information is beginning to be released. Please look at the following link:-

Wonderful KS2 SATs Results 2017!

We are very proud of our Y6 children who achieved the following combined results:-

National: 61% achieved the standard
Lancashire: (not yet available)
St. Oswald's: 73.7% achieved the standard (21.05% at greater depth)

Please look under 'Performance' for a more detailed breakdown!

Christmas Events!

Keep informed! Look at what is coming up in school - Main school - Forthcoming Events.

September 2018 Reception Admissions

Apply for a school place online at

Closing date: Primary School : 15th January 2018

School visits for Reception places arranged by telephoning the school. We are very happy to show you our school in session. (01254 234924)

Enjoy Christmas Crafts with your child(ren) - 1.15 p.m. Tuesday 19th December!

Infant production 2.15 p.m. Wednesday 20th December; Junior productions Monday 18th December 2.15 p.m. & 6 p.m.

Thursday 21st December: Commendation Assembly 9 a.m. & raffle; Christmas parties in class; Christmas lunch for children from Reception to Year 6. 3 p.m. close for Christmas.

New online safety resource for the Festive period. Please access through the 'Useful links' page.